Artist Biography: Born in Cuba, Mandy came to the United States in 1960. Her subject matter ranges from realistic to abstract and her colorful paintings are a reflection of her state of mind and spirit at a given time. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and exhibits her works at home and abroad.
Artist Statement: "For the most part, I try to start a painting with not only a blank canvas, but also a blank mind. I enjoy pushing myself out of the box by experimenting with different types of media and techniques."
Her love for texture was instrumental in developing of a new technique that introduces an array of natural fibers to acrylic paint, giving her latest works an intriguing three dimensional look. Mandy works at her studio in Gainesville, Florida.